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Peter Jackson's achievement co-writing, co-producing and directing THE LORD OF THE RINGS trilogy (with fellow Academy Award winners and frequent collaborators Fran Walsh and Philippa Boyens) earned a total of 30 Academy Award nominations and 17 Academy Awards. Jackson and Walsh received their first Oscar nomination for Best Original Screenplay for their acclaimed film HEAVENLY CREATURES.

Jackson, through his New Zealand-based Wingnut Films banner, also was responsible for the globally successful 2005 remake of KING KONG which earned over $500 million worldwide and 3 Academy Awards. Jackson more recently directed the Academy Award-nominated THE LOVELY BONES, an adaptation of the acclaimed best-selling novel by Alice Sebold, which to date has earned nearly $100 million worldwide; and produced DISTRICT 9, which received an Academy Award nomination for Best Picture. He is also producing, with Steven Spielberg, a trilogy of films based on TINTIN, the world-renowned comic book series by Herge.

In 2010 he received a Knighthood for his services to film.


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